U.S. Senate Committee on
Environment and Public Works

Weekly Preview

APRIL 23-27, 2007
Next week (April 23-27, 2007) the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold two hearings:
On Tuesday, April 24, at 9:45 a.m. EDT, the EPW Committee on will conduct a hearing entitled, “The Implications of the Supreme Court’s Decision Regarding EPA’s Authorities with Respect to Greenhouse Gases under the Clean Air Act” to examine actions EPA could take in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision in Massachusetts v. EPA.  The hearing will take place in the EPW Hearing Room, SD-406 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. In addition to EPA Administrator Stephen L. Johnson, witnesses will include former EPA Administrators William K. Reilly and Carol M. Browner, as well as Ann Klee, former EPA General Counsel;  Peter Glaser, Clean Air Attorney and Partner, Troutman Sanders, LLP; and David Doniger, policy director of the Natural Resource Defense Council’s Climate Center.
On Wednesday, April 25, at 10:00 a.m. EDT, the Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety will conduct a hearing entitled “Oversight Hearing on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission,” and will receive testimony from NRC Chairman Dale Klein and other members of the Commission.  The hearing will take place in the EPW Hearing Room, SD-406 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. 
If you can’t be there in person, we’ll have a live webcast of both hearings available through the Committee website, https://www.epw.senate.gov
Visit the EPW website -- https://www.epw.senate.gov -- for witnesses’ testimony, along with audio and video archives and Senators’ opening statements from past hearings. 
If you were unable to join us for this Tuesday’s briefing on the latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, please click HERE to view the archived webcast.    
In the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact me directly if you have questions.
Best regards,
Pete Rafle